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Posted: 2015-07-06 04:00:00
The lives of two old men from opposing sides in World War II offer invaluable moral lessons.
Posted: 2015-07-06 04:00:00
It makes sense for officials to look beyond the circumstances that led to the Clinton Correctional Facility breakout and beyond Clinton itself.
Posted: 2015-07-06 04:00:00
It is hard to assess conflicting arguments over trade deals, because both sides assign far too much importance to individual deals.
Posted: 2015-07-05 04:00:00
Take Jackson Off the $20 Bill, Put a Woman in His Place
Replacing Old Hickory’s portrait with that of a distinguished woman would be better than pushing Hamilton aside on the $10 bill.
Posted: 2015-07-05 04:00:00
The Activist Roberts Court, 10 Years In
John Roberts has presided over a court that has been far too willing to undermine precedent and give the powerful a helping hand.
Posted: 2015-07-05 04:00:00
Swift Release for Detained Migrants
Prolonged confinement is damaging for families seeking protection in the United States.
Posted: 2015-07-04 16:00:00
Tarred by Tobacco
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has opposed anti-smoking measures abroad. Its members should be ashamed.
Posted: 2015-07-04 04:00:00
Saving the Palisades
In a triumph of activism, negotiation and cooperation, LG Electronics and the Palisades Park protectors find harmony in a development compromise.
Posted: 2015-07-04 04:00:00
Medical Mysteries of the Heart
Further study could help patients with coronary heart disease and their doctors overcome ingrained resistance to new medical approaches.
Posted: 2015-07-04 04:00:00
Jeb Bush Needs Some New Economic Advice
Turning to his brother George’s old economic adviser, as he is said to be doing, would lead to bad guidance on wage stagnation and income inequality.

Posted: 2014-04-23 05:00:00
A measure to regulate California's chaotic medical marijuana industry passed a key legislative hurdle on Tuesday, in a move that could lay the groundwork to tax and control recreational use of...
Posted: 2014-04-17 05:00:00
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think about when it comes to children’s investing decisions.
Posted: 2014-04-16 05:00:00
President Obama’s rare use of his clemency powers to spare Ceasar Huerta Cantu from being locked up for 42 more months highlighted a new effort to rethink sentencing rules.
Posted: 2014-04-08 05:00:00
Pressing Obama’s Agenda, Maryland Lawmakers Raise Minimum Wage
The General Assembly’s vote was a victory for Gov. Martin O’Malley, who said on Monday that he would also sign a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Posted: 2014-04-04 05:00:00
In Colorado, Cannabis Cup Time
Organizers of the fifth annual Cannabis Cup trade show in Denver are expecting the largest crowd in the event’s history.
Posted: 2014-04-02 05:00:00
Mayor Signs Marijuana Law
Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Monday signed into law a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Posted: 2014-04-01 05:00:00
Marijuana by the Washington Monument
The D.C. mayor signed a bill decriminalizing possession of marijuana up to one ounce.
Posted: 2014-03-25 05:00:00
Colorado: Lawyers Can Advise Marijuana Businesses
Colorado’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that lawyers in the state can advise marijuana businesses on how to navigate the industry’s legal complexities without fear of violating state ethics...
Posted: 2014-03-21 05:00:00
US Rep. Ryan Foe Kaleka Used Medical Marijuana
After a white supremacist gunned down his father at a Sikh temple in 2012, U.S. congressional candidate Amar Kaleka had trouble coping with his grief. He suffered panic attacks, he lost his appetite,...
Posted: 2014-03-21 05:00:00
Georgia Lawmakers Expand Gun Rights as Medical Marijuana Bill Dies
Georgia lawmakers approved a watered-down expansion of gun carry rights, but an effort aimed at legalizing medical marijuana for children with severe seizure disorders failed on Thursday, the...